Climate change: Too much rain caused deadly mudslide on unstable ground

Examiner: Authorities confirm 14 dead and 176 missing on Monday from the massive landslide that rolled through the rural neighborhood of Oso/Darrington north of Seattle on Saturday covering a square-mile area with mud and mangled trees as it laid waste to 50 structures. Experts say the cause of the landslide, which wasn’t the first in the area, appears to be ground saturation after receiving double the normal rainfall for March, the sixth-wettest recorded since 1922, as explained by Johnny Burg, a meteorologist......

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